The gently rolling hills of the refuge lie within the sub-tropical dry forest belt. Because of decades of over grazing much of the native vegetation has been replaced by plants from other regions.
Created on Mon, May 14 2007. Updated on Wed, Feb 20 2013.
Road 301Km 5.1 P.O. Box 510
Cabo Rojo, PR 00622
Tels: 787-851-7258 Fax: 787-851-7440
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Somos una organización comunitaria, inscrita como corporación sin fines de lucro, que propone conservar el bosque como recurso ecológico educativo comunitario...
Created on Thu, Feb 9 2006. Updated on Fri, Nov 30 2007.
P.O. Box 10847
San Juan, PR 00922
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Si amas la naturaleza y disfrutas de ella, entonces te invitamos a que te unas a nosotros para que protejas tu derecho de libre acceso a las playas. Nuestras playas son, donde tu espíritu realmente esta en libertad de espacio, sin importar la hora del día o de la noche.
Created on Mon, Apr 9 2007. Updated on Wed, Sep 30 2015.
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Dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the Punta Tuna lighthouse. This USCG Lighthouse is considered part of the National Park Service, as it is one of Puerto Rico's National Historic Lighthouses. Town of Maunabo information.
Created on Thu, Aug 24 2006. Updated on Fri, Jun 3 2016.
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Una propuesta para identificar, visitar y rescatar aquellos lugares de espacios naturales que se encuentran en Puerto Rico. Lugares muchos de ellos muy pocos conocidos...
Created on Tue, Oct 2 2012. Updated on Sat, May 6 2017.
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The refuge contains several ecologically distinct habitats including; beaches, coastal lagoons, mangrove wetlands, and upland forested areas. Some of the best examples of sub-tropical dry forest in the Caribbean can be found on refuge lands.
Created on Mon, May 14 2007. Updated on Wed, Mar 23 2016.
P.O. Box 1527
Vieques, PR 00765
Tels: 787-741-2138 Fax: 787-741-2158
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This benthic mapping activity was conducted to inventory the reef ecosystem and associated bottom types for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands (hereafter PRVI). Prior to this project, a comprehensive inventory of the shallow water ecosystems in these areas did not exist.
Created on Thu, Nov 3 2005. Updated on N/A.
National Ocean Service
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The Caribbean National Forest is the sole tropical rain forest in the U.S. National Forest System. The forests relatively small 28, 000 acre size belies its importance. It differs significantly from all the other U.S. National Forests because of its year-round tropical climate and immense biodiversity.
Created on Thu, Sep 29 2005. Updated on Fri, Oct 7 2016.
HC-01, Box 13490
Río Grande, PR 00745-9625
Tels: 787-888-1880, 787-888-1810 Fax: 787-888-5685
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The northwest corner of Puerto Rico is the gem of the Caribbean surfing world. It boasts numerous world-class waves, including Tres Palmas [...] Unfortunately, the character of Rincón and the natural and recreational resources are threatened by overdevelopment.
Created on Mon, Apr 9 2007. Updated on Tue, Sep 30 2008.
P.O. Box 1833
Rincón, PR 00677
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Culebra may be the most precious jewel in the treasure chest of Caribbean refuges. More than 50,000 seabirds of 13 species find their way to this dot in the ocean every year to breed and nurture their young...
Created on Mon, May 14 2007. Updated on Tue, Feb 3 2015.
Road 250, KM 4.2 Lower Camp
P.O. Box 190
Culebra, PR 00775
Tels: 787-742-0115 Fax: 787-742-1303
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Un estuario es un área costera donde el agua dulce que fluye de los ríos y corrientes de agua se mezcla con el agua salada del océano, bahías, lagunas y canales.
Created on Thu, Feb 9 2006. Updated on Wed, Jul 26 2017.
P.O. Box 9509
San Juan, PR 00912
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Much of the rocky terrain is covered by a native forest adapted to a dry climate. Large gumbo limbo trees are common in interior valleys while a variety of cactus species, including the endangered higo chumbo...
Created on Mon, May 14 2007. Updated on Tue, Jun 27 2017.
P.O. Box 510
Cabo Rojo, PR 00622
Tels: 787-851-7258 Fax: 787-255-6725
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Bioluminescent Bay photos by Frank Borges LLosa located on the caribbean island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This bay that glows is the most amazing place on earth. The bay is also threatened by local pollution and development. Please help save the bay...
Created on Thu, Mar 4 1999. Updated on Fri, Jun 27 2008.
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